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Junior Product Owner

Employment Hero


2 weeks ago

Job type: Full-time

Remote (Australia Only)

Hiring from: Australia Only

Category: Product


Employment Hero is one of Australia's fastest-growing tech companies. Our world-class software is the easiest way for small to medium-sized businesses to manage HR, payroll, employee engagement, and benefits. Having expanded globally in late 2020 we will continue to grow rapidly in 2021 and beyond.

We believe in distributed employment and take a ‘Remote First’ approach with our team. We don’t mind if you live in Broome, Bendigo or Bondi, if you’ve got the skills for the role and the passion for our mission then we want to hear from you.

We're on the lookout for a Junior Product Owner to complement our existing team. This role will see you join a progressive company at the forefront of HR, Payroll, Recruitment, Onboarding, Benefits, Employee Engagement & Performance technologies with the opportunity to grow and develop with us. You will be an integral part of our Product team consisting of Designers, Engineers and Product experts; and the team you'll be joining is smart and ambitious!

Employment Hero celebrates diverse perspectives and experiences, we invite people of all backgrounds and identities to apply for this position.

Responsibilities

Product Ownership & Delivery

  • Responsible for the delivery of the product roadmap
  • Translate the product vision and business requirements into product development artefacts for developers to consume.

Backlog Management

  • Balance business goals, client expectations and customer desirability with what can feasibly be delivered (technically and within available time and budget)
  • Represent the client, customer and brand in decision-making prioritisation meetings during all stages of the product lifecycle.

Collaboration

  • Work with our UI Designer to create wireframes, user stories and acceptance tests that resolve core problems for the stakeholders.
  • Work with Sales and Marketing to develop launch collateral with the aim of educating and sharing Product’s vision with customers and prospects alike
  • Collaborate with our Professional Services and Support teams to create seamless implementation plans for existing customers, while tending to support tickets as the SME

Communication

  • Communicate updates on changes and decisions to product managers and leadership to ensure project delivery is on track, effective and impactful.
  • Concisely explain ideas, issues or project status to key stakeholders and the wider organisation at an appropriate level of business or technical detail
Requirements
  • Undergraduate qualifications (Business Systems, IT or Engineering disciplines preferred)
  • Exposure to product development processes
  • Able to write well-defined specifications to clearly communicate expected product outcomes
  • Hungry, creative, enthusiastic, and data-driven with a diverse skill set to thrive in an environment of fast growth and ambiguity
  • Have strong communication and customer empathy skills
  • Possess excellent time management, decision making and problem-solving skills

Benefits

  • Self, health, wealth, happiness programs
  • Remote-first and flexible working arrangements
  • Our Sydney office is dog friendly and remains open for team meetings, collaboration days and those who need a day away from their home office (we are a COVID-safe workspace for those who choose to use it)
  • A generous budget to spend on setting up your home office (if you need a desk, chair, screen? You name it!)
  • We set you up for success with the latest and greatest hardware, tools and tech
  • Continuing education / post-graduate assistance program
  • Virtual yoga classes
  • Weekly virtual happy-hour and social events to get to know your new colleagues
  • Quarterly & yearly team celebrations
  • Access to the EH Employee Benefits Program and Hero Rewards Shop, of course!

**When COVID restrictions lift, for those who come to our Hub to work:

  • Friday drinks in our fancy in-office bar
  • Daily breakfast & lunch
  • Lunchtime personal training sessions

Why join Employment Hero

* Raised $45M Series D round led by Seek 2021

* Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2020, ranked #42 in Australia

* LinkedIn Top 10 Startups 2020

* Raised $22M Series C round led by Seek July 2019

* Raised $8 mill series B round led by Seek and OneVentures

* Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2019, ranked #20 in Australia

* GetApp Category Leader Q1 2019

* Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2018, ranked #12 in Australia

* HRD Gold Medalist - Human Capital Management Systems 2018

* HRD Gold Medalist - Rewards and Recognition Service Provider 2018

* HRD Rewards and Recognition Employer of Choice 2018

* LinkedIn Top 25 Startups 2018

* EY Entrepreneur of the Year National Finalist 2018

* Dynamic Business Top 10 Entrepreneurs, our CEO Ben Thompson ranked #2

* BRW Most Innovative Companies 2015

* Anthill Smart 100 List 2015

* Startup Daily Top 50 Emerging Leaders 2015

* HRD Employer of Choice Award 2015

* Aon Hewitt Best Employers 2013

 

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